The Strategist

Ryanair’s passenger traffic hits record high

02/03/2023 - 08:27

Ryanair set a record for the month of January by carrying 11.8 million passengers. After the COVID-19 epidemic, the carrier has continued to aggressively increase capacity.

The largest airline in Europe by passenger volume recorded a 300,000 increase in passenger traffic from December to January. For the first time in at least 10 years, there were more passengers throughout the time period.

The prior January record was 10.8 million passengers from 2020.

In January, the average load factor was 91%, down from 92% in December.